The Easiest Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy sweet potato casserole recipe has been on my family's Thanksigiving table for as long as I can remember. It is simple, easy and delicious! A quick to make side dish for a busy morning preparing. I am usually one to go for healthier recipes, but I don't think this casserole would be as complete or nostalgic without the mini marshmallows on top. Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients I said it was simple and I meant it because it's only 5 ingredients! Here is what you need: Sweet Potatoes Dairy Free Butter Brown Sugar (or Coconut Sugar) Ceylon Cinnamon Mini…

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Vegan Gluten Free Apple Pie Cookies

These super delicious apple pie cookies are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free! I use coconut sugar to sweeten it and the apples themselves are pretty sweet, so no need for all that sugar. With spices like cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, these cookies are little spiced apple pies in every single bite! Apple Pie Cookie Ingredients This is I admit a little more work than a regular cookie since you do have to saute the apples first, but it is so worth it, I promise! Here's what you'll need for these apple pie cookies. Apples Dairy Free Butter…

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Need My Greens Kale Salad

This salad was just so delicious, I had to share it with you. I thought the name would be appropriate since this kale salad is packed with greens and is the perfect nutritious pick me up for your body. The original salad and dressing are from the lovely @thejenjones. She is just amazing with all the plant based recipes she posts on TikTok, check her out when you have a chance. I used her recipe and just added several ingredients to the salad. Kale Salad: Ingredients The base of this salad is kale, broccoli and red cabbage. I added pecans,…

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Mushroom Lentil Soup

It's always good to have a few good soups in rotation for the winter on those especially cold days. This hearty mushroom lentil soup is sure to warm you up and fill you up! This recipe is adapted from an old cookbook my mom has, What to Eat When You Can't Eat Anything. We call it yum yum soup because it is so darn yummy! Mushroom Lentil Soup: Ingredients With only 10 ingredients, you won't have to pull your whole pantry out for this one. Most ingredients, you might already have on hand too! Onion Carrots Garlic Rosemary Parsley Red…

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Cranberry Orange Ginger Sparkling Drink

This cranberry orange ginger sparkling drink is so delicious and actually very good for you! There is no refined sugar or store bought juice to be seen anywhere near this drink. Besides it being yummy and festive, it's very healthy since the cranberries, ginger, and oranges help boost your immune system after all that extra holiday food this season. The cranberry juice part of this recipe is modified from @thejenjones recipe. I discovered her on TikTok and love every single plant-based recipe she posts. Also check out the benefits of cranberries, our favorite seasonal fruit! Cranberry Orange Ginger Drink: Ingredients…

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Mom’s Thanksgiving Stuffing

Stuffing is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving, especially Mom's Thanksgiving stuffing. It just doesn't feel right when there isn't stuffing on the table with the turkey. Am I right? My mom's version is a family recipe she got passed down from my grandma. It's simple and delicious. You can make this stuffing with regular or gluten free bread and it comes out superb either way. I don't know about you, but I'm kinda weird and I like to eat stuffing that wasn't actually cooked in the turkey. Mushy bread and me just don't mix. My mom would always…

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Vegan+Gluten Free Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms have become a family favorite. I came up with this recipe for my mom who is gluten free and on a very specific diet. They are the perfect appetizer or side dish for a warm hearty meal in the fall or winter. This would be a great dish to add to your Thanksgiving day feast too! The stuffing base is super simple with the main ingredients being the mushroom stems, almond flour and a variety of Italian spices. I am a huge mushroom fan. I love basically any and all mushrooms. When I go to the store…

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Ratatouille — A Classic Vegetarian Dish

I'm pretty sure my inspiration to try out Ratatouille was actually the adorable Disney movie. Remy made me want to try it. So I made it for the first time a couple of years ago and my husband and I love it. It warms you right up with a mix of creamy tomato and béchamel sauces that have a little zing from hot red pepper flakes. The veggies all stacked into one another look pretty elegant too. I always feel fancy when I make this dish.  I'll admit this ratatouille takes a fair bit of prep work, but it's all…

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Harry Potter’s Pumpkin Pasties

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Fall is Harry Potter season in my eyes and I am so here for it. I made these lovely sweet pumpkin pasties for the first time this season and I can tell you it won't be the last. Don't know what a pumpkin pastie is? Think pumpkin pie in hand held form. Sweet pumpkin spiced goodness encased in a golden flakey shortcrust pastry, ohhhh yea. I plan on making these again when I do a Harry Potter themed feast and have a movie marathon. Imagine some roast chicken, pumpkin pasties, butterbeer and Harry's birthday cake…

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Autumn Apple Hand Pies (With Vegan Option!)

Apple anything is always on my list of favorites and these apple hand pies are a must have for the autumn season. I love apple pie, but I think I might love these even more because they remind me of the little hand pies that I used to get at the convenience store when I was a kid. I think my husband and I ate these in approximately 2 days. It would have been less, but I had him ration them so we didn't make ourselves sick. It's so easy to just pop one in your mouth, then eat another…

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